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1910 Ephraim Longworth, Leyton full-back, signed for Liverpool. He remained at Anfield for 18 years. Appeared in the 1914 Cup Final which was won by Burnley and won League Championship medals in 1922 and 1923. In all he played in 337 League matches. Began his career at Bolton Wanderers before joining Leyton; a Southern League side at the time but now long gone.
1923 Sunderland signed Albert McInroy, a goalkeeper, from Leyland Motors. He went into their first team almost immediately and played for England against Northern Ireland in 1926. Moved to Newcastle United in 1929 and won a FA Cup medal in 1932. Returned to Sunderland on a free in 1934 and moved on to Leeds United a few months later. Joined Gateshead after three further seasons and remained there until the Second War brought his career to a close. Played 486 matches.
1933 James McCambridge, Irish international, signed for his third club in three countries in just three weeks! He left Cardiff City on May 6th to become player-manager of Balymena on May 12th but then signed for Bristol Rovers on May 22nd.
1933 D.O. Jones, Clapton Orient full-back, transferred to Leicester City. He began with Orient in 1931 and remained at Filbert Street until 1947 when he joined Mansfield Town for the last two seasons of his playing career. He then returned to Leicester on the coaching staff. He played in 354 peacetime League matches and made seven appearances for Wales between 1934 and 1937.
1937 Newcastle United signed Third Lanark centre-half Jimmy Denmark. He had had six seasons at Cathkin Park and was beginning to make a reputation for himself when the Second War effectively ended his first class career. He did spend the 1946-47 season with Queen of the South but that was his last. In total he made 206 appearances in the Scottish and English Leagues.
1957 In their first meeting Scotland beat West Germany 3-1 in Berlin. Scotland's goals came from Collins(2) and Mudie.
1976 Hooligans force the Wales v Yugoslavia European Championship Quarter Final second leg. Wales trailing 2-0 from the first leg are drawing 1-1 when the referee from East Germany disallowes a Welsh goal which starts a pitch invasion. The match is held up for five minutes as Police clear the pitch. Wales go on to have another goal disallowed and miss a penalty. The referee had to be escorted off at the end by the Police.
1982 The FA Cup Final ends in a 1-1 draw between QPR and Tottenham Hotspur.
1991 Former England and Blackpool legend Stan Mortensen dies at the age of 69.